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Tales from the Riverbank – HHJ Khatun Sapnara

Enjoy the beautiful garden of the VC’s residence, and listen to HHJ Khatun Sapnara speaking on the topic ‘Minority Ethnic Families and the Justice System’ at this Tales from the Riverbank event.

Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on and enjoy the beautiful garden of Ondaatje Hall.

In the case of inclement weather, the talk will be hosted in the Radcliffe Centre on Church Street.

Doors open: 17:30

Speaker starts: 18:00

Her Honour Judge Khatun Sapnara

HHJ Khatun SapnaraHer Honour Judge Khatun Sapnara is a Circuit Judge and Deputy High Court Judge. She sits at the Central London Family Court and Kingston Crown Court, presiding over both criminal and serious family law cases.

She was born in Bangladesh and attended state schools in England from the age of 7. She graduated with an LLB(Hons) from the London School of Economics (University of London) and has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Royal Holloway (University of London).

Judge Sapnara’s career includes: 24 years as a leading barrister in her field, advising two Prime Ministers on family law issues, being an instrumental figure in the creation of the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007, and serving on boards of various charities.

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